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Time to Upgrade Your Myrtle Beach Home with a Geothermal Heating and Cooling System?

Old home or new, if you’re unhappy with the HVAC system you’ve got, 2018 could be the year – should be the year – you advance to geothermal. Prices aren’t likely ever to be better. And, if you need help with up-front costs, interest-free loans are generally available to homeowners from manufacturers, vendors, and installation contractors. You’d be smart to consult now with J & J Air, the Myrtle Beach geothermal experts, about what financing options you may have – that is, if you’re earnest about installing a geothermal heating and cooling system this year. J & J Air can also counsel you as to whether or not any current state or local homeowner programs might offer financial relief of some kind. Tax credits may come into play as well. After all, geothermal heating and cooling systems are surely a step (or two, or three!) up in energy efficiency over ordinary HVAC systems.

There’s some good news, too, about the initial cost of a geothermal retrofit. First, a recently installed geothermal system will significantly reduce your home’s utility bills. You could see immediate savings of anywhere from 20 to 50 percent on cooling – and 30 to 60 percent on heating! By and by, then, your geothermal system will pay for itself. And you’re going to own your geothermal system for a very long time.

Figure that a traditional furnace, even when well maintained, might last maybe 15 years. A geothermal system? It’s mechanics are designed and engineered to last up to 30 years. And the ground loop dug into your yard is good for 50 years at least!

So … initial cost considerations aside, a geothermal heating and cooling system is better for you from pretty much any angle. Among its strongest assets are …

  • having a continuously – and easily – renewable source of energy, right from the earth,
  • being an efficient “two-in-one” system – heating and cooling [[capability wrapped up in one orderly package
  • minimal operating costs – since geothermal systems run on so little electricity,
  • a remarkably long lifespan – as noted earlier,
  • markedly quieter operation than standard heating and cooling systems – seeing that the greater part of your geothermal system is buried outside in the yard, and the elements of it that aren’t aren’t subject to the same stresses and strains,
  • reduced repair costs – other than an unobtrusive schedule of inspections and changing or cleaning filters, you have fewer maintenance needs with a geothermal system since its relatively few parts are just transferring heat from the ground, not producing it,
  • cleaner and safer operation – in contrast to combustion appliances, geothermal systems carry no danger of carbon monoxide poisoning, instead producing clean, awesomely breathable air, and, of course,
  • heating and cooling capabilities that are among the most environmentally friendly of any system currently known – since, in the winter, a geothermal system is just transferring heat from the ground into your home, and in the summer, it’s removing heat to keep your home cool.

So why wait any longer? Make this the year you retrofit and renew your home with a geothermal heating and cooling system. Contact J & J Air now about the proper way to go about it!